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I would get a better PSU. Newegg has the corsair 850TX for only 109.99 after MIR. link
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post #12 of 28
some improvements
1) Corsair 750TX
2) Antec 902 or a CM690
3) Thermalright cooler or a Dark knight.

allover extra money something like 100-120$ but it's worth it.
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post #13 of 28
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Thar View Post
Yeh the 932 is crazy. Good to hear that you have chosen 6gb as well, definantly need that sweet spot with the i7.

You gotta upgrade the CPU heatsink though if you plan on overclocking. On that note, if you want to overclock you need that rampage as well.

Installing aftermarket CPU coolers is really easy mate. Normally the quick install guides that come with the coolers is very straightforward. The best way to learn is to try and I can assure you, unless you smash the cooler into the motherboard on purpose, you have an extremely low chance of stuffing up an install!
Okt Thanks i'll upgrade the CPU heatsink once i've got the computer and see how it goes.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ramzinho View Post
some improvements
1) Corsair 750TX
2) Antec 902 or a CM690
3) Thermalright cooler or a Dark knight.

allover extra money something like 100-120$ but it's worth it.
Ok thanks for suggestions i'll have look into them!

Thanks for all you help guys!
Edited by Luminous - 8/13/09 at 7:06am
post #14 of 28
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I can't seem find exactly what i'm after with Companies that build PC for you but i've never build or planned about with computer hardware so do i stay safe or do I brave it and build my own to the exact specification i want to my budget? Is it very differencult building a Computer?

This is the system I worked out to be about £1030.
Processor: Intel Core i7 920 D0 - £199.00

Motherboard:
Asus Rampage II Extreme Intel X58 - £247.99
Asus Rampage II GENE - £172.49
Foxconn BloodRage
ASUS P6T Deluxe OC Palm Edition
EVGA X58 3X SLI
Gigabyte GA-EX58-Extreme
Evga Classified x58

Graphics Card: Asus ATI Radeon HD4890 TOP 1Gb - £157.99
Ram : Corsair XMS3 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 (1600MHz) Tri-Channel (TR3X6G1600C9) - £99.99
CPU Cooler: Xigmatek Dark Knight S1283 - £34.47
Power Supply: Corsair TX 750W ATX2.2 SLi Compliant Power Supply - £99.99
Case: Coolermaster HAF 922 Case - £111.60
Harddrive:
Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA-II 32MB Cache - £66.99
Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATA-II 16MB Cache - £39.99
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-S223B/BEBE 22x DVD±RW SATA Dual Layer ReWriter - £16.99

Total = £1030 - With Rampage II Extreme motherboard.

My only problems is i don't no if i could build and set up a computer from scratch.
Edited by Luminous - 8/14/09 at 5:28am
post #15 of 28
Thread Starter 
Any good books or articles anyone can recommend on building a computer from scratch?

Thanks
post #16 of 28
Dont forgot to order the megatron!
post #17 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by Luminous View Post
I can't seem find exactly what i'm after with Companies that build PC for you but i've never build or planned about with computer hardware so do i stay safe or do I brave it and build my own to the exact specification i want to my budget? Is it very differencult building a Computer?

This is the system I worked out to be about £1030.
Processor: Intel Core i7 920 D0 - £199.00
Motherboard:
Asus Rampage II Extreme Intel X58 - £247.99 - or
Asus Rampage II GENE - £172.49
Foxconn Flaming Blade Intel X58 - £164.99
Graphics Card: Asus ATI Radeon HD4890 TOP 1Gb - £157.99
Ram : Corsair XMS3 6GB (3x2GB) DDR3 PC3-12800C9 (1600MHz) Tri-Channel (TR3X6G1600C9) - £99.99
CPU Cooler: Xigmatek Dark Knight S1283 - £34.47
Power Supply: Corsair TX 750W ATX2.2 SLi Compliant Power Supply - £99.99
Case: Coolermaster HAF 922 Case - £111.60
Harddrive:
Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB SATA-II 32MB Cache - £66.99
Western Digital Caviar Blue 500GB SATA-II 16MB Cache - £39.99
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-S223B/BEBE 22x DVD±RW SATA Dual Layer ReWriter - £16.99

Total = £1030 - With Rampage II Extreme motherboard.

My only problems is i don't no if i could build and set up a computer from scratch.
It's very easy to build a computer from scratch. It can be a little nerve racking the first time because you are nervous but there is no reason to be. Youtube and OCN can be your best friends for learning how to build a computer.

If you are getting the Rampage II Extreme I demand that you overclock your CPU. It's one of the best mobos for overclocking the Core i7 chips and it is begging to be heavily overclocked. That means you should pick up a very good air cooler like the Prolimatech Megahalems for $60 US (This site ships internationally)
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post #18 of 28
you could get a classified with that much money. looks like a good build. let us know when you order it and come back with RESULTS :]
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post #19 of 28
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Originally Posted by ChickenInferno View Post
It's very easy to build a computer from scratch. It can be a little nerve racking the first time because you are nervous but there is no reason to be. Youtube and OCN can be your best friends for learning how to build a computer.

If you are getting the Rampage II Extreme I demand that you overclock your CPU. It's one of the best mobos for overclocking the Core i7 chips and it is begging to be heavily overclocked. That means you should pick up a very good air cooler like the Prolimatech Megahalems for $60 US (This site ships internationally)
Thanks, I think i'll go ahead and build it myself! I'm going to overlock the CPU and i'll take look at that CPU cooler.

Thanks for all your help.
post #20 of 28
Quote:
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Any good books or articles anyone can recommend on building a computer from scratch?

Thanks
are you kidding man... you want a book or article about building pc from a scratch... on OCN there are people who can write BOOKS on how to build a game from scratch.

Just buy the stuff and you will have tons of help here
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